& selection


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application deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are opened the first week of February. They will remain open until the regional cohort is full. There is an advantage to applying earlier, as the selection process is highly competitive and becomes more selective as spots are filled.

application stages

Saga AmeriCorps Tutor Selection Process 2023
1. Online Application

Prospective AmeriCorps members must complete the online application. Please be prepared to submit a resume and answer one short, free-response question. No cover letter is required. This initial stage typically takes no more than 15 minutes.

2. Phone Interview

Candidates will chat with a member of our Talent Acquisition Team for 30-minutes to learn more about the organization and to determine if Saga is the right fit for them. Our Talent Acquisition Team will also determine if you are the right fit for Saga.

3. Math Assessment

Candidates who are selected to move forward are asked to complete a brief 6-question Math Assessment. This stage will take no more than 30 minutes. If candidates pass the assessment they will move on to the next stage.

4. Offer

Once the application and interview process is complete, and if the prospective candidate is the right fit for the program, an offer to serve will be extended.

who can serve with saga?

Saga Education recruits highly talented, recent college graduates, career changers, and retirees dedicated to accelerating educational equity and passionate about public service. Our service members come from diverse academic, social, and cultural backgrounds. Over half of our AmeriCorps members identify as people of color.

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have earned a high school diploma or higher before their start date.
  • Applicants wishing to serve in New York must be at least 18 years old and have earned an associate’s degree or higher before their start date.

Saga AmeriCorps members must be either U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent residents. Valid documentation will be required upon onboarding.

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